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Louisiana 2003 Cleanup Standards for Hydrocarbon Contaminated Groundwater

The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ) has developed a Risk Evaluation/Corrective Action Program (RECAP) to address risks to human health and the environment posed by the release of chemical constituents to the environment. This is LDEQ’s primary statutory mandate for remediation activities. It is clear in Louisiana’s Environmental Quality Act that risk to human health and the environment must be evaluated in the remedial decision-making process. RECAP uses risk evaluation to: (1) determine if corrective action is necessary for the protection of human health and the environment, and (2) identify constituent levels in impacted media that do not pose unacceptable risks to human health or the environment, i.e. RECAP Standards. RECAP consists of a tiered framework composed of a Screening Option and three Management Options. This tiered approach allows site evaluation and corrective action efforts to be tailored to site conditions and risks. As the Management Option level increases, the approach becomes more site-specific and, hence, the level of effort required to meet the objectives of the Option increases. Although the level of effort required for each Option varies, each Option achieves a common goal: protection of human health and the environment. Attached are the Screening Option tables that can be used to determine if additional evaluation and/or corrective action is warranted. The lower of the appropriate toxicity based value (Soil_SSni or Soil_SSi) and ground water protection value (Soil_SSGW) shall be used for soil. See our Web Site at www.deq.state.la.us/technology/recap/ for additional information or contact the Remediation Services Division at (225) 219-3236 or the Environmental Technology Division at (225) 2193406.
Compound GW_SS* mg/L 0.037 0.043 0.05 2 0.005 0.0002 0.0002 note

Acenaphthene Anthracene Arsenic Barium Benzene Benz(a)anthracene Benzo(a)pyrene

N W MCL MCL MCL Q MCL

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Benzo(b)fluoranthene Benzo(k)fluoranthene 1,1-Biphenyl Cadmium Carbon Disulfide Chromium(III) Chromium(VI) Chrysene Dibenz(a,h)anthracene Dibenzofuran Ethylbenzene Fluoranthene Fluorene Indeno(1,2,3-cd)pyrene Lead (inorganic) Mercury (inorganic) MTBE Naphthalene Nickel Pyrene Toluene Vanadium Xylenes (total) Zinc Aliphatics C6-C8 Aliphatics >C8-C10 Aliphatics >C10-C12 Aliphatics >C12-C16 Aliphatics >C16-C28 Aromatics >C8-C10

0.0002 0.0008 0.03 0.005 0.1 37 0.18 0.0016 0.01 0.0024 0.7 0.15 0.024 0.0004 0.015 0.002 0.018 0.01 0.1 0.018 1 0.026 10 1.1 3.2 0.15 0.15 0.15 7.3 0.15

Q W N MCL N N N W Q N MCL N N Q MCL MCL N Q MCL N MCL N MCL N N Q Q Q N Q

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Aromatics >C10-C12 Aromatics >C12-C16 Aromatics >C16-C21 Aromatics >C21-C28 TPH-G TPH-D TPH-O

0.15 0.15 0.15 0.15 0.15 0.15 0.15

Q Q Q Q Q Q Q

* GW_SS - Groundwater Screening Standard protective of a current or potential public water supply M - Based on EPA's Maximum Contaminant Level (MCL) for drinking water N - Based on non-carcinogenic health effects Q - Based on analytical quantitation limit S - Soil level protective of groundwater for inorganic constituents based on the maximum concentration for the beneficial use of sewage sludge W - Solubility limit is less than health based limit thus default to solubility limit Contact: Steve Chustz, Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality, Office of Environmental Assessment, 225-219-3406 E-mail: stevec@deq.state.la.us Web Site: www.deq.state.la.us/technology/recap/ For additional information visit the Web Site or contact the Remediation Services Division at (225) 7650487 or the Environmental Technology Division at (225) 765-0585.

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Louisiana 2003 Cleanup Standards for Hydrocarbon Contaminated Soil
Compound Soil_SSni* mg/kg 260 1400 3.0 0.38 520 1.5 0.56 0.33 0.56 5.5 220 3.7 37 7500 37 61 0.33 21 0.11 4.8 7.0 8.3 150 200 180 0.56 400 note Soil_SSi** mg/kg 3900 25000 75 3.0 13000 3.2 3.6 0.36 3.6 35 230 94 260 190000 940 400 0.36 150 0.25 34 49 110 230 3600 3100 3.6 1700 note Soil_SSgw*** mg/kg 220 120 12 100 2000 0.051 8.6 23 30 120 190 20 11 100 100 76 540 24 0.085 0.49 0.77 1 19 1200 230 170 100 note

Acenaphthene Anthracene Antimony Arsenic Barium Benzene Benz(a)anthracene Benzo(a)pyrene Benzo(b)fluoranthene Benzo(k)fluoranthene 1,1-Biphenyl Cadmium Carbon Disulfide Chromium(III) Chromium(VI) Chrysene Dibenz(a,h)anthracene Dibenzofuran 1,1-Dichloroethene (mixture) cis-1,2-Dichloroethene trans-1,2-Dichloroethene 2,4-Dinitrotoluene Ethylbenzene Fluoranthene Fluorene Indeno(1,2,3-cd)pyrene Lead (inorganic)

N N N C N C C Q C C N N N N N C Q N C N N N N N N C B

N N N C N C C C C C P N N N N C C P C N N N P N N C B

A A L1 L L A A A A A A L A L L A A A A A A A A A A A L

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Mercury (inorganic) MTBE Naphthalene Nickel Pyrene Toluene Vanadium Xylenes (total) Zinc Aliphatics C6-C8 Aliphatics >C8-C10 Aliphatics >C10-C12 Aliphatics >C12-C16 Aliphatics >C16-C28 Aromatics >C8-C10 Aromatics >C10-C12 Aromatics >C12-C16 Aromatics >C16-C21 Aromatics >C21-C28 TPH-G TPH-D TPH-O

2.2 26 0.78 150 150 69 52 150 2200 10000 110 210 310 10000 61 100 150 140 160 61 61 140

N N N N N N N P N O,T N N N O,T N N N N N N,I N,I N,I

56 480 5.2 3700 2700 480 1300 150 56000 10000 880 10000 10000 10000 500 1000 10000 10000 10000 500 500 10000

N N N N N N N P N O,T N O,T O,T O,T N N O,T O,T O,T N, I N, I O,T

4 0.68 0.11 200 1100 20 2000 180 2800 10000 530 10000 10000 10000 6.5 10 20 210 10000 6.5 6.5 210

L A A L1 A A L1 A S O,T A O,T O,T O,T A A A A O,T A A A

*Soil_SSni - Soil Screening for Non-industrial ** Soil_SSi - Soil Screening Standard for Industrial *** Soil_SSgw - Soil Screening Standard for Groundwater A - Based on algorithm contained in Appendix H B - Based on EPA's biokinetic and adult lead cleanup level models for lead C - Based on carcinogenic health effects I - TPH Standards are only applicable when used in conjunction with Standards for indicator compounds L - Soil level protective of groundwater for inorganic constituents based on leachability L1 - Soil level protective of groundwater for inorganic constituents based on GW 1 because TCLP value not listed N - Based on non-carcinogenic health effects O - Ceiling value based on aesthetic considerations P - Soil Saturation Limit is less than health based level thus default to soil saturation limit Q - Based on analytical quantitation limit Copyright © 2009 Association for Environmental Health and Sciences Foundation, Inc. 150 Fearing Street · Amherst, MA 01002 Phone: 413.549.5170 Fax: 413.549.0579 E-mail: info@aehs.com

S - Soil level protective of groundwater for inorganic constituents based on the maximum concentration for the beneficial use of sewage sludge T - TPH shall not exceed 10,000 Contact: Steve Chustz, Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality, Office of Environmental Assessment, 225-219-3406. E-mail: stevec@deq.state.la.us Web Site: www.deq.state.la.us/technology/recap/ For additional information see the Web Site or contact the Remediation Services Division at (225) 2193236 or the Environmental Technology Division at (225) 219-3406.

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